PHOTO: San Francisco's Embarcadero is endangered. (Photo courtesy Thinkstock)
Some of the nation’s most important natural and cultural places are in danger according to the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
CNN reports that 11 of the most endangered places include San Francisco’s Embarcadero Historic District, Tucson's Sunshine Mile commercial corridor and El Paso's historic barrios.
"This year's list also reflects the fact that, at a time when cities all over America are experiencing a renaissance, historic preservation continues to be one of our most powerful tools for urban regeneration -- creating jobs, reinvigorating local economies and helping small businesses come to life," Stephanie Meeks, the trust's president, tells CNN.
While these sites may be endangered, there is hope.
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“More than 270 sites have been named to the list over its 29-year existence, and fewer than 5 percent — just 12 sites — have been lost, according to the trust.
Some other notable places on the list include the Delta Queen in Houma, Louisiana; Historic Downtown Flemington, New Jersey; James River, James City County, Virginia; and Mitchell Park Domes, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
For a complete list, read on here.